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LOT 0407

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GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 330 - 440
USD ($) 370 - 490

Opening Bid
£270 (EUR 298; USD 330) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Safavid Gilt Wooden Lion Figure

Late 17th- early 18th century AD

A large carved wooden panel of a facing lion laying down in a relaxed position with its right hind leg tucked under the body, forelegs extended, stylised facial features with strong brow and nose, open mouth and almond-shaped eyes, carved striated fur-detailing to the body; some gilding remaining to the head and body. 282 grams, 25cm (10"). Fine condition, tail absent.

Provenance
Property of a Brussels gentleman; previously from a Brooklyn collection, New York, USA.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 2nd September 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Day1
(Lots 1-660)


Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN


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Wednesday 4th September 2019 (Day 2)
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